Paul A. Anderson, MD
Orthopedics
Summary

Dr. Paul Anderson is a nationally recognized expert in spinal trauma and complex cervical spine disorders. His research specialties include spinal fixation implants and the development of an artificial cervical disc.

Research Interests

Dr. Anderson's research specialties include spinal fixation implants, the development of an artificial cervical disc, and basic research in disc regeneration. His current projects include:

  • Sleep Disturbance in Orthopedic Patients. The purpose of the research is to find out if the type of orthopedic problem a person has (spine, shoulder, hip, or knee) affects their sleep
  • Continuous Motion Analysis of the Human Spine
  • Classification System for Lumbar Degenerative Disc Disease
Affiliations
National Affiliations
  • President, Lumbar Spine Research Society, 2015- 2017
  • Vice Chair, Own the Bone Steering Committee, American Orthopaedic Association, 2016- present
  • SCOAP Research Committee, 2015 – present
  • North American Spine Foundation Research Committee, 2015 – present
  • AAOS Systematic Review: Management of Post-Operative Surgical Site Infections, 2015 – present
  • North American Spine Society Advocacy, 2014 – present
  • Own the Bone Steering Committee, American Orthopaedic Association, 2013- present
  • Association for Collaborative Spine Research, 2012 – present
  • ASTM F04.25 Spine, 2008 – present
Editoral Boards and Reviews
  • Associate Editor, Neurosurgery, 2009 - present
  • Associate Editor, Journal of the International Society for Advancement of Spine Surgery, 2007 - present
  • Deputy Editor Journal of Bone and Joint Highlights, 2013
  • Associate Editor, Journal of the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons, 1997 – 2007
  • Editorial Board Member, Spine, 1992 - present
Education
  • Fellowship
    Spine Surgery, Case Western Reserve University, Cleveland, OH, 1984-1985
  • Residency
    Wayne State University, Detroit, MI, 1979-1984
  • Internship - General Surgery
    Wayne State Affiliated Hospitals, Detroit, MI, 1979
  • Medical Doctorate
    Wayne State University, Detroit, MI, 1979
  • Master of Science - Chemical Engineering
    University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI, 1975
  • Bachelor of Science
    University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI, 1974
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Locations

Research Park Clinic

Phone: (608) 265-3207

Administrative Assistant
Barb Wulf